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Monrovia Historical Society to Unveil Gift to Community This Sunday

At its annual meeting on Sunday, the Monrovia Historical Society will unveil a gift to the community that members have been working on all year. The meeting, from 2-4 p.m. on Zoom, is open to the public, and will...

Foundation Formed to Support Monrovia Parks and Recreation Programs

Officials announced the formation of the Monrovia Parks, Wilderness and Recreation Foundation (MPWR) late last week. Because of the great need and recent events, the MPWR (formerly Monrovia Wilderness Preserve Foundation, Inc.), a 501(c3) independent foundation established in 2000, is revising and expanding its mission. The...

Monrovia Street Fair & Market Relocating This Friday

The move will create continuity between expanded outdoor dining and the fair. | Photo courtesy of Old Town Monrovia on Facebook Over the last several weeks, staff has been working with the Monrovia Old Town Advisory Board (MOTAB), Old Town...

Light Rail But Heavy Traffic in Monrovia Prompts Signal Changes

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This intersection at Myrtle Avenue and Duarte Road has been a bone on contention with drivers since the formerly named Gold Line was first opened. | Photo by Terry Miller / Beacon Media News Recently, Monrovia city staff...

Thanksgiving Grab-N-Go Feasts to Be Held at Several L.A. County Parks

Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation presents Thanksgiving Grab-n-Go Feast. Sign up for a free and safe drive-thru event at a park near you. Giveaways may include a grocery store gift certificate for a free turkey, materials for a festive DIY centerpiece, fresh produce,...

Allied Veterans Council Holds Armistice Day Ceremony in Monrovia

By Terry Miller The inaugural Field of Honor display at Monrovia Library Park proudly displayed scores of Old Glory in time for Veterans Day — complete with a brief and warm fall ceremony put on by the Allied Veterans Council. Monrovia city staff were available to...

Lone Activist Confronted at Trump Rally in Monrovia

A lone protester among a sea of Trump supporters stood her ground despite crowd intimidation. | Photo by Terry Miller / Beacon Media News By Terry Miller The bravery of one young Monrovia woman exercising...

Trump Supporters Descend Upon Monrovia Library Park Friday

Trump supporter holds poster reading: "12 more years. 4 for Trump. 8 for Pence." | Photo by Terry Miller / Beacon Media News By Terry Miller A cluster of vocal supporters of President Donald Trump...

Monrovia Community Garden Winter Workshop

Courtesy photo by JESHOOTS.COM on Unsplash Did you know Monrovians can grow vegetables year-round in this climate? Join the Monrovia Community Garden for a winter vegetable workshop on Nov. 14 from 10-11:30 a.m., through Zoom.   

SoCal Gas Installs New Mainline on Mountain Avenue in Monrovia

Starting on Monday, Southern California Gas Company (SoCal Gas) and National Pipeline (NPL) began working on the installation of a new distribution line on Mountain Avenue just north of Lemon Avenue. Due to reduced traffic in this area, SoCal Gas and NPL...
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